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Summary: The documentary film PlantPure Nation tells the story of three people on a quest to spread the message of one of the most important health breakthroughs of all time. After renowned nutritional scientist and bestselling author Dr. T. Colin Campbell gives a stirring speech on the floor of the Kentucky House of Representatives, his son Nelson, and Kentucky State Representative Tom Riner work...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PlantPure Productions LCC 2015

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PLA

Summary: This film examines the claim that most if not all degenerative diseases that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting animal-based and processed foods. It traces the personal journeys of a pair of pioneering researchers, Dr. T. Colin Campbell and Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn. Although they didn't know each other, their individual research led to startlingly similar conclusions:...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Monica Beach Media 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD 616.39 FOR

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2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC FOR

Taubes, Gary

Summary: "From the best-selling author of Why We Get Fat, a groundbreaking, eye-opening expose that makes the convincing case that sugar is the tobacco of the new millennium: backed by powerful lobbies, entrenched in our lives, and making us very sick. Among Americans, diabetes is more prevalent today than ever; obesity is at epidemic proportions; nearly 10% of children are thought to have nonalcoholic...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613 TAU

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 613 TAU

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 613.2 TAU

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 613.2 Taubes 2016

Summary: Despite the swelling ranks of the overweight, a significant portion of the population seems immune to obesity. Do some people have a natural ability to maintain a thin physique, no matter how much they eat or how little they exercise? This program explores the phenomenon of effortless slimness and its biological causes. Based on a 1967 experiment involving Vermont State Prison inmates, ten...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Brantley, Timothy.

Summary: Presents on advice on how changing eating habits and incorporating exercise, rest, and relaxation into our lifestyles can lead to better health and well-being.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: John Wiley & Sons 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613.22 BRA

Summary: Eating disorders are not just about food, but about the struggle with loss of emotional control. This program from The Doctor Is In examines the use of antidepressants and cognitive behavioral therapy to combat these dangerous illnesses. Russell Marx, M.D., of the eating disorders program at the Princeton Medical Center, and Marcia Herrin, Ed.D., M.P.H., R.D., of the Dartmouth College Health...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: "Join Rip Esselstyn, former Texas firefighter ... , as he teaches the White and Wali families the basics of a whole-food, plant-based diet. Step-by-step, Rip guides these families on how to take control of their own health through: undertaking a top-to-bottom patnry clean-out; showing them how to navigate the grocery store aisles to not get burned by misleading nutrition labels; [and] cooking...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Monica Beach Media 2011

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Nonfic En

Summary: Alicia, a 16-year-old, has battled anorexia since she was nine. Due to body dysmorphic disorder, Tim believes that his flat stomach is huge. A high school swimmer, Haley initially wanted breast augmentation to correct a size imbalance but then opted for enlargement. This program follows several case studies in order to highlight what can happen when the quest for physical perfection goes too...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: With a 75 percent success rate in treating anorexia and bulimia, Stockholm's Karolinska Institute is in the vanguard of eating disorder therapy. This program follows patients through the Karolinska regimen as they relearn healthy eating behavior, gradually recognizing natural feelings of satiety with the help of a computerized biofeedback system. Closely observing the Institute's counseling...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Filmed in the U.K., this program sympathetically presents the stories of four young adults-two men, two women-who triumphed over bipolar disorder, chronic anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder, clinical depression, and an eating disorder. Looking back on their lengthy ordeals, each person explains to viewers what it was like to slide into mental illness and how, with the help of others,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: What is it like to eat around the clock? At 457 pounds, Wally knows. And Tammy, at 67 pounds, has experienced both anorexia and bulimia-at the same time. This haunting program introduces eight ordinary people who tell, in a chillingly matter-of-fact way, about their life-scarring-and even severely life-threatening-experiences with body weight and self-image. Bouts with eating disorders are...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Antonio Biello wants to walk again. Jean-Pierre Allard wants his son to see how energetic he once was. And Vanessa Hull simply hopes not to be dead before 30. Three people of different worlds, yet inextricably linked to a condition that Dr. Nicholas Christou says is poised to spread more rapidly than smoking-morbid obesity. This clinical program follows the three as they each seek an answer in...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: There’s no end to the number of “miracle” diets advertised on TV. Combat their influence with this video, which illustrates what’s really needed to reach and maintain a healthy weight - commitment, discipline, and attention to dietary details. Focusing on bad eating habits as the main factor in America’s obesity epidemic, the program also cites lack of exercise along with cultural and...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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2 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "This ... guide provides the information you need to adopt and maintain a plant-based diet"--P. [4] of cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Experiment, LLC 2011

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Teitelbaum, Jacob

Summary: The Complete Guide to Beating Sugar Addiction - now with an improved education section, new research, 50 recipes, and refined treatment methods! With one-third of our calories coming from sugar and white flour added to processed foods, sugar addiction is a rapidly growing epidemic. However, unlike other addictions, going "cold turkey" won't fix it. In an updated version of the groundbreaking...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Fair Winds Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 613 TEI

Hyman, Mark

Summary: A "New York Times"-bestselling author reveals that problems in the brain don't start there, and explains how detoxifying and fortifying the body can maximize brain function, alleviate depression, and improve memory--without drugs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2009

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Summary: "Go behind the scenes and watch as Mark Hyman, M.D. explains how the latest research reveals that your mood problems, memory problems and trouble focusing ... even your depression, anxiety, ADD, autism and Alzheimer's are NOT all in your head. The solution to these problems lie inside your BODY. By fixing your body FIRST, you will awaken your body's natural intelligence allowing it to...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: UltraWellness 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.89 Hym

Popper, Pamela.

Summary: Backed by numerous scientific studies, this timely resource discusses the dire state of American health due to poor nutrition choices based on cynical food politics and medical misinformation and reveals how diet can dramatically improve and turn around many life-threatening conditions.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: BenBella Books 2013

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.39 POP

Summary: Ranging from the starvation diet of the anorexic to certain forms of obesity, eating disorders are a diverse group of health problems. This program examines the emotional issues that lie behind most eating disorders, the serious and sometimes life-threatening consequences of eating disorders, and methods of treatment. Experts and patients alike offer their insights.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Anorexia and other eating disorders exert a frightening degree of control over millions of teenagers, especially young women. Manifested in so-called “Pro-Ana” websites, which actively promote anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating, the mental and physical grip of these sicknesses can prove impossible to break. This program represents a powerful weapon in the battle against eating disorders,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Eating disorders are not about the desire to be thin. Eating disorders are severe psychological illnesses that usually take years to overcome and can be accompanied by devastating and sometimes deadly physical side effects. In this powerful program, four young women and men from a variety of ethnic backgrounds share their stories of the physical pain and emotional torment caused by eating...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Anorexia. Bulimia. Eating disorders have one of the highest mortality rates of all psychiatric conditions. After defining eating disorders from a clinical point of view, this three-section program explores possible underlying biological bases for eating disorders; considers sociocultural influences on young adults that equate "thin" with "good"; and questions to what extent eating disorders may...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: This program answers two important questions: what are eating disorders, and what causes them? The program specifically examines anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating syndrome. Seven females who have all suffered from eating disorders, the father of a woman who died as a result of her disorder, and health professionals offer their insights and knowledge. These interviews are...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: At more than 800 pounds, Jeremy Norman has spent two years entirely bedridden. Can an exact cause of his condition be pinpointed? Is his lifestyle or the food industry to blame? This program explores the politics and personal stories behind obesity, one of America's greatest health threats. After studying the scope of the crisis, the film profiles Jeremy and other patients who struggle with...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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